A bill to establish a National Ocean Council, a Commission on Ocean Policy, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sep 24, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 13, 1997 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from South Carolina
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Last Updated: Jan 27, 1998
Length: 26 pages
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The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 959 (106th).
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2327 (106th).
S. 1213 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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